Sunday, January 27, 2019

GPISD Counseling Services News

 Dickinson Elementary's counselor, Latavia Rivers, would like to thankTruman Middle School's Student Council and sponsors for visiting with all of our 5th graders to provide guidance regarding middle school readiness.  Our students were able to gain insight on academics, extracurricular activities, making healthy choices, and much more.  Students were also given an opportunity to ask questions to help them better prepare for the transition to middle school.  What a great time!

Garner Fine Arts Academy kindergarten students participated in a goal-setting activity during their January social emotion lesson with their counselor Mrs. James.

First grade students at GFAA are practicing mindfulness by doing a hibernating bear breath with their counselor Mrs. Rubio. 

Members of the GPCI Kindness Crew and Community Service Club helped out during the Red Cross Blood Drive. They even reached their blood donation goal. 

Counselor Jacquelyn Solis at Garcia Elementary held Career Day last Friday. PreK-5th grade students enjoyed visiting with Prairie Paws, a geologist, dental hygienist, REALTOR®, an engineer from Lockheed Martin, a flood plain manager from the City of Grand Prairie, students from Dubiski, firefighters, their SRO Officer Pollard, a pilot from American Airlines, Assistant General Manager of Food Service Catherine Pannell, District Menu Planner Jennifer Merth, and Office Clerk Tara Clear. A light reception and gift bags with gift cards to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks were provided to their presenters for taking time to inspire students to dream big. 

Bonham’s classroom greeters welcome their classmates every morning ready to start the day. 

The Counselor at Whitt Fine Arts Academy would like to thank the wonderful speakers who shared information about their careers with our students. Students learned about a variety of careers including Veterinarian, Photojournalist, Police Officer, Code Compliance, and Criminal Court Judge as well as others.